Higher education, post-secondary education, or third level education in Tripoli Libya is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education in Tripoli Libya. Often delivered at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, conservatories, and institutes of technology in Tripoli Libya, higher education is also available through certain college-level institutions, including vocational schools, trade schools, and other career colleges that award academic degrees or professional certifications in Tripoli Libya. Tertiary education at non-degree level is sometimes referred to as further education or continuing education as distinct from higher education in Tripoli Libya.